102: Starting A Business – Entrepreneur Ace Chapman

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Most entrepreneurs starting a business take up the project from scratch. They start at step one and often struggle for years to make that business financially successful. What if there were a better way?

Ace Chapman is a Micro Private Equity Investor who has acquired 15 offline businesses and sold 13 of them. He has also acquired 24 online properties, the first of which was CoolWallStreet. Ace bought the business grew it to 250,000 members and sold it 15 years ago at the age of 19. Over the last 4 years he has worked with Gen-Yers helping them buy, sell, and grow businesses in their local market.

Ace shares valuable insights on the alternative to starting a business from scratch. There is a faster, easier and more fun way to make a business profitable.

Website: http://acechapman.com
Email: ace [at] acechapman [dot] com

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Starting A Business –  Entrepreneur Ace Chapman


069: How To Start A Business with Ellen Rohr

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Ellen Rohr

You may be an entrepreneur, but do you really know how to start a business? Ellen Rohr – The Plumber’s Wife turned Business Makeover Expert® – teaches the few things that make all the difference to your business success:  Easy financial clean up, profitable pricing and powerful business planning.  Ellen nearly sank her own family’s plumbing business. Then, she learned how to keep track of the money and make more of it. In turn, she has helped thousands of business owners start, fix and grow their companies.

Ellen is a successful franchisor, helping launch a plumbing franchise to 47 locations and $40 million in sales in under 2 years.  Now, she is the president of Zoom Drain and Sewer, LLC, a new franchise company launching in Summer 2014.  She is a columnist for Huffington Post, PHC News, and a contributor to many business journals and trade magazines.  She provides “in the trenches” insight that business owners can relate to.

Ellen is the author of four business basics books:  Where Did the Money Go?, How Much Should I Charge?, The Bare Bones Biz Plan and The Weekend Biz Plan.

How To Start A Business with Ellen Rohr

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